Hockey for Dummies

Hockey for Dummies

Book - 1997
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"If you're a fan, you'll want this book. If you're not a fan yet, Hockey For Dummies will turn you into one." ?Mark Messier, NHL All-Star "My dog, Blue, and I loved it. We give it two paws up!" ? Don Cherry, Former NHL Coach and Coaches Corner Commentator for Hockey Night in Canada "J. D.'s insight and sense of humor give die-hard fans and newcomers to the sport the inside edge!" ? Scotty Bowman, NHL's Winningest Coach and Coach of the Detroit Red Wings®, 1997 Stanley Cup® Champions "A must read for all hockey fans!" ?John Vanbiesbrouck, Goaltender, Florida Panthers

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Hit the rink with Hockey For Dummies® and you'll discover how to:

  • Understand the basics from the players and their positions to the penalties and checks
  • Polish your hockey skills ? from skating and shooting to passing and scoring
  • "Talk the talk" ? from hooking and icing to power plays and hat tricks
  • Buy the best and safest equipment ? from pads and pucks to sticks and skates
  • Get into "hockey shape" with expert tips on diet, exercise, and conditioning
  • Play and practice hockey year-round ? in any climate ? with popular in-line skates
  • Catch all the great plays whether you're watching on TV or from the stands
  • Get your kids involved in hockey through youth leagues and organizations

Baker & Taylor
An overview of the sport explores the rules, terminology, players, and history of hockey, while offering advice on choosing equipment, getting into "hockey shape," and locating a youth hockey league

Publisher: Foster City CA : IDG Books Worldwide, c1997
ISBN: 9780764550454
Branch Call Number: 796.962 Dav
Characteristics: xxvii, 376 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Steinbreder, John


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